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  1. STUCK & WORRIED ? Steering rack bolt stuck and worried im.messing up rack.

    9-5 Workshop
    STUCK & WORRIED ? Steering rack bolt stuck and worried im.messing up rack. Morning, I'm in the process off doing the clutch and subframe bushes, the subframes one uk d/s steering rack bolt away from coming down, it'll fractionally turn a few mm but won't go any further, I've taken the top nut...
  2. For Sale: 9-5 Steering rack

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Location - additional details: Means of contact: Price: Transmission Type (auto/manual): Mileage (miles/kms): Description: Pictures (embedded pics or links to external albums are mandatory): Joe, Southeast PA, can meet between I-84 in NY and DC area. Please PM me. Been...
  3. Steering problems

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi I am not sure if anyone already posted something similar but I am having problem with steering. I have 2007 Saab 9-3 with 120 000 km, I started hearing strange sound when turning wheel .When you turn steering wheel left/right on one spot ( middle ) there is soft "thump" sound. That sound was...
  4. 2003 9-3 arc steering clunk

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    When the turning cycle is initiated, the steering makes one thick metallic clunk, right as the turning starts and rotates off-enter. THis applies to both directions. Would this be the rack-and-pinion, or could it possibly be a slightly less intimate fix, such as the sway bar?
  5. Steering Rack recommendation

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I want to replace the slowly leaking steering rack in my 2001 9-3 before it gets any worse. I was all set to get the rebuilt Atlantic Enterprises one at eEuroparts, but some on this forum have posted that they've have very bad luck with that particular rebuild and to stay away. Rock Auto has a...
  6. Steering wheel play. 2003 9-3 ARC

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, just wondering if anyone has experienced the same. I can feel a slight play in the steering wheel which is accompanied by a slight click noise. Its very localised, i.e. inside the cabin, and appears to be close to the wheel itself rather than tucked away under the column. It is only...
  7. Drivetrain Problems after Collision

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey, I was involved in a collision a month or so back in my 2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible. I got hit in the drivers' front right into the left front wheel...with most or the damage being around the left fender, bumper, and headlight. If that not being bad enough, the drivetrain seems to be all...
  8. Replacing the steering rack

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi guys, The steering rack of my Saab NG900 Turbo 96 is leaking huge quantities of power steering fluid inside the rubber part (the ones that looks like accordion). I'm planning to take it off the car and restore it. I would like to have some advice from you guys, I'm not sure if I have to...